Orangutan in the wild applied medicinal plant to heal its own injury, biologists say

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Orangutan in the wild applied medicinal plant to heal its own injury, biologists say

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ImageIt is "the first known case of active wound treatment in a wild animal with a medical plant," biologist Isabelle Laumer told NPR. She says the orangutan, called Rakus, is now thriving.(Image credit: Armas)Image

Source: https://www.npr.org/2024/05/03/12488791 ... -treatment
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